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Out to Sea (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 July 1997 (USA)
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A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Herb Sullivan
... Charlie Gordon
... Liz LaBreche
... Vivian (as Gloria De Haven)
... Gil Godwyn
... Mavis LaBreche
... Mac Valor
... Jonathan Devereaux
... Cullen Carswell
... Mrs. Ellen Carruthers
... Shelly
... Allan
... Maria
... Sebastian
... Bridget
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Care-free Charlie cons his widower brother-in-law Herb into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious Liz and lovely Vivian, our heroes have lots of mis-adventures before they finally return to port. Written by Derek Picken <dpicken@email.msn.com>

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They were the odd couple who later became the grumpiest old men. Now they're taking it to the high seas. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language and sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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2 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bailando sobre el mar  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,655,948, 6 July 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,974,168, 28 September 1997
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Trivia

Walter Matthau was the oldest member of the main cast members. See more »

Goofs

Solar eclipses can only happen at a new moon. We see a full moon two nights before the solar eclipse occurs, and one night after. See more »

Quotes

Liz LaBreche: [Charlie fakes a fall onto the deck to hide from Gil spotting him fraternizing with Liz] Oh, what's the matter? Are you all right?
Charlie: An old football injury.
Liz LaBreche: College?
Charlie: No, professional. The Jets blew a 30-point lead against the Dolphins. I tried to throw my TV set out the window.
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Crazy Credits

During the first part of the credits, the cast (singly and in pairs) dances; during the latter part, we see outtakes. See more »

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References Star Search (1983) See more »

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Mango Tree
Written by Einstein Brown and Kenny McDonald Williams
Performed by Steel Fusion Musik
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Light Hearted Romantic Comedy
15 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Movies aren't always suppose to be about deep, provolking thoughts. Sometimes they're simply meant to be escapes from reality. Out To Sea fits the bill perfectly.

A light hearted "golden years" romantic comedy, Out To Sea may not be big budget, you might be able to easily tell when they were acting in front of a green screen, but it's still very much a movie worth watching. A sweet movie that needs to be given a break.

This is just good, light hearted fun. It's not meant to be a deep movie. It's something worth watching. If for nothing else, you must see it for Brent Spiner's humorously stiff and uptight rendition of Oye Como Va. Gil is a character you love to hate and Mr. Spiner pulls off the perfect evil comic foil to two beloved comedy movie gods.


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